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The Old Schoolhouse, Rhunahaorine, by Tarbert, PA29 6XG


  • Large Entrance Hall
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen. Utility Room. WC.
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Fully Floored Loft Area
  • Mostly Double Glazed. Oil Fired Central Heating.
  • Garden grounds of approx a third of an acre.
  • Outbuilding with power and water connected.
  • Large chipped driveway.


The Old Schoolhouse is a wonderful, newly refurbished 3 bedroom traditional villa with stunning views to Gigha and the islands beyond.

Full Description


The Old School House in Rhunahaorine is a TRADITIONALLY BUILT 3 BEDROOM DETACHED property on the west coast of the Kintyre Peninsula overlooking the Island of Gigha and Islay beyond.  Accommodation in this newly, extensively refurbished home comprises of large entrance hall with glass panel in interior door, 2 front facing reception rooms (one with the option of re-fitting a fire place or multi-fuel burner, utility room with door to rear garden, downstairs toilet and bright fitted kitchen to the rear. The kitchen benefits from lots of natural light and the patio door access directly into the rear garden area. Upstairs there is a large landing 3 double bedrooms and the family bathroom. There is a loft area which is accessed by loft ladder. The loft area is fully floored and has all pipework for radiators if desired. This property has been finished to the highest possible standards and the garden grounds have been tidied to reflect this. All the woodwork in the house has been professionally stripped and refurbished before being re-instated in its original splendour. There are high levels of insulation with all of the new plasterboard (replaced in all rooms) being of the latest Kingspan type

The garden grounds at The Old School House extend to approximately 1/3 of an acre. There are two paved areas at the side of the well dimensioned outbuilding, which has both electricity and water connected, offering a nice area for alfresco dining and evening drinks watching the sun disappear over Gigha to the west. The other paved area would be ideal for a greenhouse or similar. There is a large chipped driveway with ample room for 4 cars, secured by a wall and gate from the road beyond. There are foundations in place for a possible large conservatory/sun room at the rear of the building with access from the kitchen via patio doors. Outside taps can be found in this area also. There are some lawned areas and well established shrubs and trees to the rear of the house. The house was originally purchased as a potential family home for the current owners and only due to a change in circumstances does this beautiful property come to the market.

Rhunahaorine is a small hamlet on the Kintyre peninsula approximately 19 miles North of Campbeltown and 33 miles South of Lochgilphead. The village of Tayinloan with it's Post Office and general stores lies a mile to the south. The local Primary school is next door to the Old School House and has an excellent record. Secondary eduction would be in either Campbeltown or Tarbert. There are 5 ferry terminals within half an hours drive of the property allowing easy access to Islay, Jura, Gigha (which the property looks over), Ardrossan, Arran and the Cowal peninsula via Portavadie. The surrounding area offers many opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast with fantastic cycling, moutain biking, angling, sailing, shooting, golf, walking and many other pursuits on the door step. There are 5 buses a day running from Campbeltown to Glasgow. The nearest train station is Oban, 71 miles to the North and Glasgow Airport is located 115 miles to the East.

Please contact us on 01586 553737 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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